An elderly friend emailed these words (lots to do with automobiles) to me. They'd brought wonderful memories back to her. I'm sharing them with you since I love to write about the early 1900's. Enjoy them!
steering knobs (suicide knob)
Continental Kits (rear bumper extenders and spare tire covers to make cars looks as cool as a
foot feed (when your foot gets hungry?)
running board (where you exercise?)
coast to coast (used widely now, but "back then" was a wonder)
wall to wall
in a family way
rat fink ( a nasty name to call someone)
percolator (replaced with coffee maker)
What about some of these "cool" sayings?
See you later, alligator
After while, crocodile
curve killers (straight A students)
mullets (those badly behaved people)
roaches (unpopular girls)
cool dad (a popular young man)
Can you remember the . . .
The Korea War
Civil Rights Movement
If you can, then maybe you have some good memories. And remember: you can never wear out a memory!
Hey, don't forget to read Friday, July 13's interview blog with Cindy Woodsmall. THEN leave a comment or email me to enter a drawing for one of her books. You won't regret it.
ACFW conference coming up soon--September!
Joy is the echo of God's life within us. --Joseph Marmion
Stormy Day Blessings . . .